Antibiotic administration to treat possible occult bacteremia in febrile children.

@article{Jaffe1987AntibioticAT,
  title={Antibiotic administration to treat possible occult bacteremia in febrile children.},
  author={David M. Jaffe and Robert R. Tanz and A Todd Davis and Fred M Henretig and Gary R. Fleisher},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={317 19},
  pages={1175-80}
}
We performed a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of antibiotic administration to treat possible occult bacteremia in febrile children. A total of 955 children aged 3 to 36 months with temperatures greater than or equal to 39.0 degrees C and no focal bacterial infection were enrolled at the emergency departments of two… CONTINUE READING